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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC

Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Semiconductor – Specialized in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC  has a market cap of 15039.33. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC performance year to date is 51.17%. Today Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC has gained -0.14%, with a current price of 62.48.

Ownership of the company is 0.70% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 62.00%. Return of assets are at 24.50%, with return on investment at 27.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 34.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 75.90%, and operating margin of 43.50%. Linear Technology Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 9, while the quick ratio is 8.5.

For the last year Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC has seen a EPS growth of -5.00%. A performance for the year of 40.42%. The 52-week high is -1.97%, and the 52-week low is 71.73%. The average volume for Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is 813676.

With a target price of 60.63, can Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC. Linear Technology Corporation has a P/E of 30.84 and a forward P/E of 26.55. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.15. Linear Technology Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 10.33 and 8.49 respectively. For P/cash, Linear Technology Corporation has a value of 9.89, while it is 46.58 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 62.48, Linear Technology Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.05%. We see a return on equity of 28.90%.

Looking more long-term Linear Technology Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.80%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.33% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -5.00% for this year and for the last five years a -4.20% growth has been seen.

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